USING THE ACADEMIC SEARCH PREMIER  DATABASE A Basic Search Guide Lamson Library and Learning Commons Plymouth State Univer...
Why use Academic Search Premier? <ul><li>Academic Search Premier  is a comprehensive database that covers all disciplines....
 
Setting up the Search <ul><li>State your research question or thesis. </li></ul><ul><li>Example: How does the general publ...
Enter your search term here. Use the * as your wildcard, or truncation symbol, to get the most results
Now, try the search using the subject term
Use subject terms displayed here to narrow your search
The subject thesaurus may also suggest other terms to use in your search.
 
 
Click on the title  of this article to view the expanded citation Article #2 is available in full text
The abstract provides details on the contents of the article You can email, save, export or save an article to a folder fo...
Not all articles show full-text links.  Check journal title to see if an article is available online.
 
Click here to get the full text article
 
Document Delivery (ILL) <ul><li>Free service offered to all PSU students, faculty and staff. </li></ul><ul><li>Students ma...
 
 
Ask a Librarian <ul><li>Reference Librarians are available to answer any questions you may have. </li></ul><ul><li>Email u...
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  1. 1. USING THE ACADEMIC SEARCH PREMIER DATABASE A Basic Search Guide Lamson Library and Learning Commons Plymouth State University
  2. 2. Why use Academic Search Premier? <ul><li>Academic Search Premier is a comprehensive database that covers all disciplines. It searches the contents of thousands of articles in magazines, journals and newspapers. </li></ul><ul><li>It is the best database to use for beginning most research topics. </li></ul><ul><li>It provides access to peer-reviewed journals in all academic disciplines. </li></ul><ul><li>Many articles are FULL TEXT. </li></ul>
  3. 4. Setting up the Search <ul><li>State your research question or thesis. </li></ul><ul><li>Example: How does the general public view people who have tattoos or body art? </li></ul><ul><li>Identify key search terms: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tattoos </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Society </li></ul></ul>
  4. 5. Enter your search term here. Use the * as your wildcard, or truncation symbol, to get the most results
  5. 6. Now, try the search using the subject term
  6. 7. Use subject terms displayed here to narrow your search
  7. 8. The subject thesaurus may also suggest other terms to use in your search.
  8. 11. Click on the title of this article to view the expanded citation Article #2 is available in full text
  9. 12. The abstract provides details on the contents of the article You can email, save, export or save an article to a folder for later use Add to folders option
  10. 13. Not all articles show full-text links. Check journal title to see if an article is available online.
  11. 15. Click here to get the full text article
  12. 17. Document Delivery (ILL) <ul><li>Free service offered to all PSU students, faculty and staff. </li></ul><ul><li>Students may request journal articles and books not owned by Lamson Library within the building or through full-text services. </li></ul><ul><li>Articles will be mailed directly to the address provided in your request </li></ul><ul><li>Plan ahead! It may take up to two weeks for the delivery of your requested material. </li></ul>
  13. 20. Ask a Librarian <ul><li>Reference Librarians are available to answer any questions you may have. </li></ul><ul><li>Email us through the “Ask a Librarian” link on the library website. </li></ul><ul><li>Call us at 535-2455. </li></ul><ul><li>Chat with us between 11 am and 3 pm daily during regular semesters. </li></ul><ul><li>Still need help? Call or email Anne Kulig at 535-2833 or annek@plymouth.edu. </li></ul>

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